The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority is one of the 36 Conservation Authorities in Ontario. It has jurisdiction over watersheds of all streams draining into the Thames River from Delaware to Lake St. Clair. The Southern boundary includes the watersheds of streams draining into Lake Erie, from the Talbot Creek watershed in the east, to the Two Creeks watershed in the west. Total area 3,275 square kilometres (1,264 square miles) and is home to 99,401 people. There are 10 member municipalities.

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Camping reservations open for the 2020 season on March 2, 2020 at 9 a.m.

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Flood Watch – Lake Erie shoreline, Erie Shore Drive – February 20, 2020 – 12:00 PM

Highlights: • Strong southwest winds in the forecast beginning Friday afternoon and lasting into Sunday. • Risk of shoreline damage, erosion and/or flooding along the Lake Erie shoreline, including Erie Shore Drive • Risk of freezing wave spray Message: Weather […]
Flood Outlook – Standing message for Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair shorelines – February 2020

Flood Outlook – Standing message for Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair shorelines – February 2020

Highlights: • Water levels on both Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair climbed 21 cm over the month of January. • Current water levels on the lakes exceed their record January, February, and March monthly averages. • Increased risk of […]
Stewardship Information Session

Stewardship Information Session

Wed February 12, 7-9 pm Tilbury Knights of Columbus – 20 Dupuis Ave, Tilbury Learn about our programs and funding.  Trees, wetlands, tallgrass prairie and buffer strips are all eligible. RSVP Amanda.Blain@ltvca.ca or call 519-354-7310 ext. 234 https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/stewardship-information-night-tickets-91653294471